BC Interior SCI Summit: Connecting Education to Impact

Best Western Plus, Kelowna / Join us Virtually via Zoom

Kelowna , BC

Praxis is pleased to bring together spinal cord injury (SCI) clinicians, people with lived experience (PLEX), and other SCI community stakeholders to learn, share experiences, and build connections to support SCI health.

Theme: To determine what are the needs, supports and connections required to facilitate knowledge exchange and implementation of best practices for SCI health.

Summit agenda below!

BC Interior SCI Summit: Bridging Education for Lasting Impact
Monday September 25, 2023
Held at Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel and Suites – Tower Conference Room
2402 Highway 97 N. Kelowna, BC V1X 4J1
8:00-9:00 AMDOORS OPEN & SIGN IN (refreshments served)
TimeTopicSpeaker (s)
8:00-9:00 AMDOORS OPEN & SIGN IN (refreshments served)
9:00-9:30 AMOpening Remarks and Elder’s WelcomeJohn Chernesky James Hektner Shannon Rockall Pamela Barnes Doug Cochrane
9:30-10:45 AMPLEX PanelSpring Hawes Walt Lawrence Mike Stiles Sonja Gaudet
10:45-11:00 AMBREAK (refreshments served)
11:00 AM-12:00 PMSCI Health + Q&ARhonda Willms
12:00-12:30 PMHealthy Aging + Q&ASonja Gaudet Emily Giroux
12:30-1:30 PMLUNCH & INDUSTRY SHOWCASE (lunch served)
1:30-2:00 PMPressure InjuriesSpring Hawes Davina Banner-Lukaris
2:00-3:15 PMSexual Health in SCI Rehab + Q&ATeri Thorson Stacy Elliott Kate McBride
3:15-3:30 PMBREAK (refreshments served)
3:30-4:45 PMDiscussion for the FutureKaren Bowen (facilitator) & All Summit Participants
4:45-5:00 PMClosing RemarksJohn Chernesky